URC 2018

• MRM secured a world rank of 7 in URC 2018.
Held from 31 May 2018 to 2 June 2018, URC 2018 witnessed huge participation with 35 teams out of the 96 registered making it to the on-site competition.
There was tough competition but MRM held its own and we secured our best rank yet. Our rover Airawat once again placed us as India's best and Asia's second best rover team at URC.

ROVER AIRAWAT

Maximum Speed 1.9 m/s
Tires Low pressure balloon tires
Tractive Effort 600 N
Drive System Power 11.58 HP
Wheels Three quarter floating axle
Suspension 6 wheel space frame Modified Rocker Bogie
Max Traversable Height 0.8m
Chassis carbon fibre space frame chassis
Chassis Weight 4.5 Kg
Robotic arm Articulated 6 DOF Robotic arm
Horizontal Reach 878 mm
Vertical Reach 1350 mm
Soil Collection Dedicated auger mechanism
Centre of gravity 312 mm
Wheel motors 24V DC geared Motors
Motor drivers 13A continuous current DC motor driver for wheel motors
Custom DC motor drivers for manipulator motors
Microcontroller STM32 F103
Single board computer Jetson tx1 and Raspberry Pi 3
Communication frequency 2.4 and 5 GHz
Feedback Cameras and Lidar
Autonomous System Traversal and navigation capability, Image Processing
Battery 16500mAh LiPo
Sensors Lidar, Magnetometer, Garmin(18x USB Gps navigator), Ultrasonic, moisture
Methane sensor, Hydrogen sulfide sensor

The Team Behind It

SHANTAM SHOREWALA

Team Leader

KULPREET SINGH DHANKAR

Technical and Research Head

DIXIT OJHA

Mechanical Head

SURIYA ELANGO

Electronics Head

JOEL JOHN

Science Cache Head

ABHINAV GOYAL

Mechanical

ANUSH KUMAR

Electronics and AI

Atharv Mudur

ATHARV MUDUR

Science

AYUSH GARG

Electronics and AI

HARDIK KOTHARI

Electronics and AI

I. SRIHARSHA REDDY

Mechanical

KAVYA BANARJEE

SCIENCE

PAVITRA C NAIR

Science Cache

PRAKHAR KUMAR DEBATA

Science Cache

PRATISHTA GUPTA

Mechanical

MOHAMMAD ABDUL SALMAN

Mechanical

SAFAL AJMERA

Mechanical

SAGAR DHAKA

Management

SAI SHYAM

Management

SIRIL TEJA D

Mechanical

TANISHQ SINGLA

Electronics and AI

TUSHAR SHAHI

Management